sour mash
noun Date: 1877 grain mash for brewing or distilling whose initial acidity has been adjusted to optimum condition for yeast fermentation by mash from a previous run

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  • Sour mash — is the name for a process in the distilling industry that uses material from an older batch of mash to start fermentation in the batch currently being made, similar to the making of sourdough bread. It was developed by either Dr. James C. Crow or …   Wikipedia

  • sour mash — sour′ mash′ n. vin a blended grain mash used in the distilling of some whiskeys, consisting of new mash and a portion of mash from a preceding run and yielding a high rate of lactic acid • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • sour mash — ☆ sour mash n. a grain mash made with some mash from an earlier run, used in distilling some whiskeys …   English World dictionary

  • sour mash — noun 1. a mash with optimum acidity for yeast fermentation; a mixture of old and new mash; used in distilling some whiskeys • Hypernyms: ↑mash 2. any whiskey distilled from sour mash • Syn: ↑sour mash whiskey • Hypernyms: ↑whiskey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sour mash — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sour (homonymie). Le sour mash (litt. moût aigre) est un procédé qui consiste à utiliser une partie de la fermentation précédente dans le moût (mash) suivant pour donner plus de goût au whisky. Ce procédé est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sour mash — a blended grain mash used in the distilling of some whiskeys, consisting of new mash and a portion of mash from a preceding run and yielding a high rate of lactic acid. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • sour mash — noun US a mash used in distilling certain malt whiskeys. ↘whiskey distilled from this …   English new terms dictionary

  • sour mash whiskey — noun any whiskey distilled from sour mash • Syn: ↑sour mash • Hypernyms: ↑whiskey, ↑whisky …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whisky sour mash — Sour mash Le sour mash (litt. moût aigre) est un procédé qui consiste à utiliser une partie de la fermentation précédente dans le moût (mash) suivant pour donner plus de goût au whisky. Ce procédé est utilisé principalement dans la fabrication du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mash ingredient — Malted barley a primary mash ingredient Mash ingredients, mash bill, or grain bill are those materials used in brewing from which a wort can be obtained for fermenting into alcohol. The act of creating and extracting fermentable and non… …   Wikipedia

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